Period
to 23 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 4,109 4,415 5,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.87% 6.44% 6.52%
As % of the General category 11.83% 12.67% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,040 3,636 4,441
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,733 34,833 44,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.61% 50.77% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27,660 29,032 38,138
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,871
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -27 746 £60,000 +4.35% 136
West London -15 183 £50,000 -9.09% 97
South London -23 96 £55,000 -2.22% 11
East London +30 89 £57,500 -4.17% 19
North London +6 40 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,584 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,269 (30.88%) Finance
3 1,086 (26.43%) E-Commerce
4 787 (19.15%) SQL
5 685 (16.67%) Java
6 668 (16.26%) JavaScript
7 552 (13.43%) Scrum
8 525 (12.78%) Microsoft
9 488 (11.88%) Degree
10 471 (11.46%) Analytics
11 463 (11.27%) DevOps
12 458 (11.15%) HTML
13 445 (10.83%) Project Management
14 437 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
15 416 (10.12%) CSS
16 413 (10.05%) C#
16 413 (10.05%) TDD
17 387 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
18 386 (9.39%) SQL Server
18 386 (9.39%) Python
19 383 (9.32%) .NET
20 375 (9.13%) Software Engineering
21 367 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
22 362 (8.81%) Banking
23 348 (8.47%) Marketing
24 346 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
25 343 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
26 305 (7.42%) Microservices
27 304 (7.40%) Windows
28 295 (7.18%) Business Intelligence

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 116 (2.82%) Apache Spark
2 93 (2.26%) SAS
3 63 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 57 (1.39%) CMS
5 51 (1.24%) Confluence
6 50 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 48 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (0.90%) Apache
9 32 (0.78%) JBoss
10 31 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 30 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 26 (0.63%) nginx
13 19 (0.46%) Tomcat
14 18 (0.44%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.41%) IIS
16 15 (0.37%) WildFly
17 14 (0.34%) Anypoint
17 14 (0.34%) Apache Pig
17 14 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 142 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
2 118 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (1.31%) SPSS
4 32 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.29%) InVision
9 11 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.19%) Mathematica
12 4 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.097%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.097%) UserZoom
13 3 (0.073%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.073%) ImageReady
14 2 (0.049%) InDesign
14 2 (0.049%) UXPin
15 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 98 (2.39%) NetSuite
2 95 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 79 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 77 (1.87%) SAP Hybris
5 43 (1.05%) Magento
6 32 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 25 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
8 23 (0.56%) SAP Business One
9 21 (0.51%) SAP Retail
10 20 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
11 17 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
12 14 (0.34%) Shopify
13 13 (0.32%) SAP GRC
13 13 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
14 12 (0.29%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
14 12 (0.29%) SAP SD
15 11 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
16 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
16 10 (0.24%) SAP CAR
16 10 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 437 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 387 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (5.31%) SaaS
4 144 (3.50%) Office 365
5 87 (2.12%) PaaS
6 81 (1.97%) GitHub
7 67 (1.63%) IaaS
8 59 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
9 56 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 51 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
11 43 (1.05%) Google Analytics
12 40 (0.97%) Slack
13 35 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
14 32 (0.78%) G Suite
15 20 (0.49%) OpenShift
16 19 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 18 (0.44%) Heroku
18 17 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
19 14 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
20 12 (0.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 109 (2.65%) Wireless
2 99 (2.41%) Firewall
3 81 (1.97%) DNS
4 70 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 67 (1.63%) Unified Communications
6 63 (1.53%) Internet
7 47 (1.14%) Wireless Security
8 42 (1.02%) LAN
8 42 (1.02%) WAN
9 41 (1.00%) DHCP
10 31 (0.75%) VPN
11 28 (0.68%) HTTP
12 24 (0.58%) Network Security
12 24 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (0.56%) SAN
14 19 (0.46%) VoIP
15 15 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (0.37%) Skype
16 12 (0.29%) ATM
16 12 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 287 (6.98%) Big Data
3 182 (4.43%) NoSQL
4 158 (3.85%) MySQL
5 147 (3.58%) Hadoop
6 120 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 118 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
8 106 (2.58%) MongoDB
9 96 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 78 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (1.68%) Power BI
12 64 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
13 62 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 59 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 53 (1.29%) Redis
16 51 (1.24%) QlikView
17 48 (1.17%) Apache Hive
18 33 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 30 (0.73%) Star Schema
20 29 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 289 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 213 (5.18%) Jenkins
3 186 (4.53%) JIRA
4 169 (4.11%) Selenium
5 124 (3.02%) Cucumber
6 82 (2.00%) Subversion
7 73 (1.78%) Maven
7 73 (1.78%) NUnit
8 65 (1.58%) gulp
9 64 (1.56%) TeamCity
10 60 (1.46%) webpack
11 57 (1.39%) SoapUI
12 55 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 53 (1.29%) Visual Studio
14 52 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 52 (1.27%) JMeter
15 51 (1.24%) SpecFlow
16 48 (1.17%) Grunt
16 48 (1.17%) WebDriver
17 47 (1.14%) Gradle
General
1 1,269 (30.88%) Finance
2 362 (8.81%) Banking
3 348 (8.47%) Marketing
4 225 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 206 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 158 (3.85%) Advertising
7 125 (3.04%) Games
8 103 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 100 (2.43%) Legal
10 51 (1.24%) Law
11 49 (1.19%) Automotive
11 49 (1.19%) Back Office
12 43 (1.05%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.66%) Front Office
13 27 (0.66%) German Language
14 24 (0.58%) Publishing
14 24 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.46%) Electronics
17 18 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 825 (20.08%) Developer
2 564 (13.73%) Analyst
3 446 (10.85%) Architect
4 295 (7.18%) Consultant
5 264 (6.42%) Business Analyst
6 216 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 208 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 194 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
9 156 (3.80%) Senior Developer
10 104 (2.53%) .NET Developer
11 103 (2.51%) C# Developer
12 99 (2.41%) Product Manager
13 94 (2.29%) Software Engineer
14 91 (2.21%) Support Analyst
15 87 (2.12%) IT Manager
16 86 (2.09%) Software Developer
17 83 (2.02%) JavaScript Developer
18 81 (1.97%) Technical Architect
19 80 (1.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 78 (1.90%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (11.15%) HTML
2 416 (10.12%) CSS
3 383 (9.32%) .NET
4 236 (5.74%) Node.js
5 212 (5.16%) AngularJS
6 210 (5.11%) REST
7 197 (4.79%) React
8 184 (4.48%) Spring
9 180 (4.38%) Web Services
10 174 (4.23%) ASP.NET
11 173 (4.21%) jQuery
12 155 (3.77%) HTML5
13 120 (2.92%) RESTful
14 106 (2.58%) XML
15 96 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 92 (2.24%) Hibernate
17 89 (2.17%) J2EE
18 82 (2.00%) CSS3
19 64 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
20 63 (1.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 346 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 273 (6.64%) User Experience
3 226 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
4 184 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 172 (4.19%) Mobile App
6 156 (3.80%) FMCG
7 118 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
8 113 (2.75%) Data Centre
9 105 (2.56%) EPoS
10 104 (2.53%) Fintech
11 99 (2.41%) Management Information System
12 88 (2.14%) Algorithms
13 87 (2.12%) iPad
14 80 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
15 58 (1.41%) Data Structures
16 48 (1.17%) Life Science
17 40 (0.97%) Smartphone
18 36 (0.88%) Public Cloud
19 33 (0.80%) PMI
20 30 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 304 (7.40%) Windows
2 236 (5.74%) Linux
3 171 (4.16%) Android
4 123 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 112 (2.73%) Unix
6 102 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 63 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 50 (1.22%) Windows 10
10 47 (1.14%) Nucleus RTOS
11 44 (1.07%) Mac OS X
12 42 (1.02%) Windows Phone
13 34 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.17%) Solaris
16 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.073%) AIX
17 3 (0.073%) CentOS
17 3 (0.073%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,584 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,086 (26.43%) E-Commerce
3 552 (13.43%) Scrum
4 471 (11.46%) Analytics
5 463 (11.27%) DevOps
6 445 (10.83%) Project Management
7 413 (10.05%) TDD
8 375 (9.13%) Software Engineering
9 367 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
10 343 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 305 (7.42%) Microservices
12 295 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
13 286 (6.96%) BDD
14 280 (6.81%) Test Automation
15 270 (6.57%) ERP
16 255 (6.21%) SDLC
17 251 (6.11%) CRM
18 245 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
19 241 (5.87%) Presales
20 226 (5.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 787 (19.15%) SQL
2 685 (16.67%) Java
3 668 (16.26%) JavaScript
4 413 (10.05%) C#
5 386 (9.39%) Python
6 191 (4.65%) PHP
7 189 (4.60%) Ruby
8 145 (3.53%) C
9 137 (3.33%) Scala
10 112 (2.73%) C++
11 98 (2.39%) R
12 84 (2.04%) Java 8
13 74 (1.80%) T-SQL
14 73 (1.78%) PowerShell
15 71 (1.73%) ES6
16 67 (1.63%) Go
17 65 (1.58%) Groovy
18 58 (1.41%) Perl
18 58 (1.41%) PL/SQL
19 36 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 488 (11.88%) Degree
2 72 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (1.39%) CCNA
4 54 (1.31%) CCIE
4 54 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 53 (1.29%) CISSP
6 52 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 51 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 48 (1.17%) PMP
9 47 (1.14%) CCNP
10 38 (0.92%) CISM
11 30 (0.73%) Security Cleared
12 29 (0.71%) SC Cleared
13 28 (0.68%) CISA
14 24 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
15 23 (0.56%) CCDP
16 22 (0.54%) CCDE
16 22 (0.54%) PhD
17 20 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (6.16%) QA
2 81 (1.97%) GDPR
3 65 (1.58%) PMO
4 56 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 55 (1.34%) PCI DSS
6 49 (1.19%) COBIT
7 41 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 36 (0.88%) SLA
9 30 (0.73%) GCP
10 15 (0.37%) PSD2
11 12 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 6 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.12%) GAAP
14 4 (0.097%) ISO 31000
14 4 (0.097%) SEPA
15 3 (0.073%) ISO 20022
16 2 (0.049%) COSO
16 2 (0.049%) ISO 8583
17 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 171 (4.16%) Docker
2 125 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (2.92%) Active Directory
4 28 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.24%) vSphere
9 9 (0.22%) XenApp
10 8 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (0.19%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.17%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.15%) Cronacle
13 4 (0.097%) HDFS
13 4 (0.097%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.049%) Firmware
15 2 (0.049%) KVM
15 2 (0.049%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 130 (3.16%) Ansible
2 114 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (2.41%) Kubernetes
4 92 (2.24%) Terraform
5 89 (2.17%) Puppet
6 50 (1.22%) SCCM
7 19 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
8 17 (0.41%) Mesos
9 16 (0.39%) SCOM
10 15 (0.37%) Salt
11 14 (0.34%) AirWatch
12 13 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
13 12 (0.29%) Consul
13 12 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (0.29%) RSA enVision
14 7 (0.17%) Kibana
15 5 (0.12%) MOM
15 5 (0.12%) Nagios
16 4 (0.097%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.097%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 525 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 293 (7.13%) SAP
3 283 (6.89%) Oracle
4 182 (4.43%) Google
5 179 (4.36%) VMware
6 128 (3.12%) Cisco
7 127 (3.09%) hybris
8 98 (2.39%) Dell
8 98 (2.39%) Splunk
9 89 (2.17%) Tableau
10 88 (2.14%) EMC
10 88 (2.14%) F5
11 87 (2.12%) Apple
11 87 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
12 86 (2.09%) NetApp
13 75 (1.83%) IBM
14 60 (1.46%) Adobe
15 57 (1.39%) Sage
16 51 (1.24%) Epicor
16 51 (1.24%) Infor